Society has undeniably changed since the middle of the nineteenth century. However, problems of today's clients bear a marked resemblance to the issues confronting those who came for help in the early days, such as lack of housing, inability to keep a family together, the experience – by women in particular – abuse or neglect.
Speakers biographies: Ruth Greenaway is an oral historian and researcher who has worked with families preserving stories for future generations, as well as migrants and refugees, Holocaust survivors, activists and various organisations. She also has over 30 years of experience working within the NGO sector in online digital storytelling, recorded histories, and legacy mapping projects.
Megan Hutching is a freelance historian specialising in oral history. Her research interests are women's history and political activism. Megan works on commissioned projects as an oral historian and works two days a week at the Museum of Transport & Technology (MOTAT) in Auckland, where she lives.
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